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Tuesday, September 01, 2015
By most reliable measures, the world’s freight forwarding sector is brightening considerably for the second straight year. But many analysts also maintain that only intermediaries with the most sustainable practices will thrive in tomorrow’s marketplace.
Friday, May 01, 2015
Forwarders who specialize in the controlled temperature marketplace are facing more regulations now than ever. But by bringing new technology into the fore, they can quickly meet compliance standards and differentiate their service. Here’s some advice for shippers looking to solve the “cold chain” challenge with the help of a third party.
Saturday, November 01, 2014
Savvy, global shippers that capture and analyze transactional transportation management data in collaboration with their third-party service providers have seen hard dollar savings drop to the bottom line. Here’s how they’re getting it done.
Monday, September 01, 2014
With most economists forecasting robust growth in U.S. manufacturing, global freight intermediaries must be prepared for a spike in new business - and concurrent expectations for higher levels of performance.
Friday, August 01, 2014
As noted in the 25th Annual State of Logistics Report, the air freight industry has been facing chronic overcapacity and deteriorating yields—and data surfacing in new research mirror these findings.
Monday, September 09, 2013
Last week, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration said in a Federal Register notice that guidelines based on the national transportation bill—Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21)—regarding FMCSA jurisdiction for anyone acting as a broker or freight forwarder are set to take effect on October 1.
Sunday, September 01, 2013
Market research confirms that the freight forwarding industry is stabilizing, with the market leaders staying on top through mergers, acquisitions, and sticking to core competences.
Friday, March 01, 2013
Freight intermediaries are no longer happy waiting in the wings, and that’s great news for shippers who want deeper engagement as extra emphasis is placed on U.S. exports over the coming years.
Monday, October 01, 2012
As the nation’s export manufacturing sector becomes more viable, U.S. shippers are quickly finding themselves more reliant on freight intermediaries as they aim to take advantage of new global opportunities.
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Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Global logistics services provider and freight forwarder C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. said earlier today it has reached an agreement to acquire Chicago-based freight forwarder Phoenix International Inc. for $571.5 million in cash and about $63.5 million in CHRW stock.